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Benedict XVI: Between Neo-Castroism and Democracy

March 26, 2012

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By: Antonio G. Rodiles A few months ago, when former President Jimmy Carter visited the island, he was interviewed by a Cuban television journalist. The interview was too forced, with constant leading questions: Carter ended up calling directly for the release of the five Cubans convicted for spying, and disparaging the sentences imposed by the […]

God helps those who help themselves

March 26, 2012

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By: Ailer Gonzalez Mena I confess that since I was a little girl there has been a duality in me with respect to religion, formed, on one side, by the vision of my father — doctor, atheist and Marxist — and on the other by the influence exercised over me in the afternoons at the […]

Forget the Pope

March 24, 2012

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Our rallying point: the Invisible Church. And our fundamental currency: freedom of thought. (Letter from Hegel to Schelling) In 1998, When John Paul II had not yet boarded the plane back the Holy See, I witnessed the following: coming out of a building on Linea between 4th and 6th I was perplexed to see an […]

NO TO THE DOUBLE STANDARD

March 16, 2012

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Cultural exchanges and a democratic transition

March 11, 2012

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On Saturday March 3 we had a meeting at Estado de SATS regarding cultural and academic exchanges between Cuba and the United States. The panel consisted of the philosopher Alexis Jardines who participated by video-recording, political analysts Julio Aleaga Pesant and Miriam Celaya, and Charles Barclay deputy head of the United States Interests Section in […]

Who are the real anti-Cubans?

March 11, 2012

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Once again, State Security uses the old tactic of trying to discredit, given its inability to come to a public debate of arguments and ideas. A debate that would have a long-awaited end, because absolutely nobody can hide the ruin they have brought to the Cuban nation. They razed it and follow by trying to […]